Aerial photo of promontory forts on the Waterford coast near Tramore

We are a national archaeological research body supported by the Heritage Council. Projects include CHERISH (Climate, Heritage and Environments of Reefs, Islands, and Headlands) pictured here.

Excavations at Faughan Hill

We are investigating different monuments and periods within Ireland including the significant monuments on the Hill of Tara

3D model o the Entrance Stone at Newgrange

We study Ireland’s archaeological and cultural heritage. We use research, technology and a multi disciplinary approach.

Recording Ogham stones with community volunteers

We study Ireland’s archaeological and cultural heritage. We use research, technology and a multi disciplinary approach.

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The motte and bailey Castle at Castlemore medieval settlement in Co. Carlow

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